Malefactor and Outlaw


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Malefactor noun – A person who has committed a crime.
Usage example: the victim was able to give a clear description of the malefactor to the police

Outlaw is a synonym for malefactor in criminal topic. In some cases you can use "Outlaw" instead a noun "Malefactor", when it comes to topics like wrongdoer. popular alternative
Synonyms for Malefactor


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Outlaw noun – Someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime.
Malefactor is a synonym for outlaw. You can use "Malefactor" instead a noun "Outlaw". popular alternative
Nearby Words: outlawed, outlawing, outlawry
Synonyms for Outlaw
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